General holidays now till 14 Apr

The government on Sunday declared 12 and 13 April as general holidays, aiming to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Public transport services suspended till 11 Apr

The operation of public transport will remain suspended until April 11 aiming to prevent the spread of coronavirus, said the Roads and Highways division on Saturday

Post offices to open from 5 Apr

Postal department will start providing various services on a limited basis for three hours every day from 5 April during the coronavirus pandemic. All the General Post Offices (GPOs) and main postal ...

Coronavirus: Ensure food for the poor and jobless

The coronavirus pandemic has yet not assumed that serious for Bangladesh compared to other countries. This is relieving for the government as well as the people. The level of spread is still low. We ...

Govt to support expats affected by COVID-19

The government will provide financial assistance to Bangladeshi expatriates, living in some European and Middle East countries, as they are facing a precarious situation due to the crisis evolved ...

2 more test positive for coronavirus

Two more people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of cases in the country to 56.

Banks begin implementing single digit interest rate on lending

Banks in the country have started implementing single digit, nine per cent, interest rate for all kinds of loans except credit cards in compliance with the government directives

General holiday may be extended

A ten-day holiday till 4 April, for government and private organisations, had been declared due to the coronavirus outbreak.

‘Low-income people to receive food support’

The government has taken an initiative to provide food assistance to those who used to survive on their daily-basis income but currently have no income due to coronavirus outbreak

Quader urges rich people to come forward with assistance

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday urged the affluent people of the society to extend their helping hands during the crisis created over global coronavirus outbreak

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